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Congratulations to Dr. Anye Wamucho!

We are pleased to congratulate Anye Wamucho, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on February 21, 2019. We would also like to congratulate and acknowledge Dr. Olga Tysusko for her excellent...

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UK Study Shows Promise Toward Prevention of Melanoma

In a study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, a team of University of Kentucky researchers led by Stuart Jarrett, Ph.D., and Dr. John D’Orazio have discovered specific protein interactions that...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Research

Posted - Jan 15Read More

Welcome our new Administrative Support Associate!

We are pleased to introduce our new Administrative Support Associate, Ms. Catherine Park. Hailing from New Jersey, she attended Rutgers University and earned a bachelor's degree in history. She is relatively...

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Posted - Jan 11Read More

Dr. Mary Vore to present the 2019 Norman Weiner Lecture

Dr. Mary Vore from the University of Kentucky to present the 2019 Norman Weiner Lecture. This lecture was established in memory of Dr. Norman Weiner, past ASPET President and chair of the Department of...

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Posted - Jan 10Read More

Daret St. Clair Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from International Society

University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researcher Daret St. Clair, Ph.D., has been named the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient from the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine (SfRBM). St. Clair...

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Posted - Nov 27Read More

Liu Joins Markey as Chair of Toxicology and Cancer Biology

Renowned biochemist Xiaoqi Liu, Ph.D., has been named chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology.Liu’s research involves the molecular mechanisms that cause cancer with the...

Tags - Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Oct 25Read More

We are excited to welcome our new department Chair, Xiaoqi Liu, PhD

A former professor of biochemistry at Purdue University, Dr. Liu is a graduate of Peking University in Beijing and received his doctorate from Washington State University. He has been published more than 80...

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Posted - Oct 3Read More

Andrew Hitron successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation

Congratulations, Andrew Hitron, who successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation this afternoon. Congratulations to Dr. Xianglin Shi for his excellent mentorship and the committee members (Drs. St Clair, HS...

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Posted - Aug 27Read More

2018 IBS Orientation was held Friday, August 10th

Presentations and conversations.Welcome to four of our new TOX students!

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Posted - Aug 14Read More

St. Clair Selected 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

(SfRBM) July 15, 2018 - SfRBM's Senior Awards Committee has announced that the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award is Daret St. Clair, Ph.D., of the University of Kentucky.Dr. St. Clair's career...

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Posted - Jul 26Read More

Congratulations to our faculty on their advancement

The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology is proud to announce the promotion of Dr. Zhou Zhang to full Professor and Dr. Qiou Wei to Associate Professor with Tenure. Congratulations on your advancement...

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Posted - Jul 3Read More

Chontida Yarana successfully defends her Ph.D. dissertation

We are pleased to congratulate Chontida Yarana who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation. Congratulations Dr. Yarana and congratulations to Dr. Daret St Clair for her excellent mentorship and the...

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Posted - Jul 3Read More

Stephanie Bryant awarded COM Fellowship for Excellence in Graduate Research

Congratulations to Stephanie Bryant on being awarded the new College of Medicine Fellowship for Excellence in Graduate Research! Stephanie was one of six awardees for the upcoming academic year.

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Posted - Jul 3Read More

Dustin Carroll successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation

We are pleased to congratulate Dustin Carroll who successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation. Congratulations to Dr. Carroll and Dr. Daret St Clair for her excellent mentorship and the committee members for...

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Posted - Jul 3Read More

Congratulations to James Sledziona

Congratulations to James Sledziona who successfully defended his Ph.D. Congratulations, Dr. Vivek Rangnekar for his excellent mentorship and guidance throughout his training.

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Posted - May 21Read More

Training Kentucky's Next Generation of Cancer Fighters

For Carrigan Wasilchenko – and so many others hailing from Eastern Kentucky – cancer is not just a public health issue. It's also a problem that hits far too close to home. "I don't think I know one person who...

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Posted - Mar 5Read More